Saturday, December 11, 2010

Candy Cane Festival at Hammond Candy Factory


Today’s activity (the blog is almost all caught up!) was the candy cane festival. The line was looooong, and it was cold—we were surprised to see that most of the festivities were outside. While Fielding and I held our place in line, Sawyer met the local celebrities.

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Once inside the hard candy flowed. Hammond specializes in handmade shaped candies, like ribbons, candy canes, sugar sticks, etc.

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After visiting the area where they make the candy, the kids have a chance to write a letter to Santa on the wall—there were a few that made me laugh:

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And here’s Sawyer’s:


Gift shop = more sugarplum dreams than any kid can handle.

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Last stop, xmas train:



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